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Prevotella nigrescens Shah and Gharbia (ATCC® 33563)

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Strain Designations: VPI 8944 [Lambe 729-74, NCTC 9336]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Bacteroides intermedius (Holdeman and Moore) Johnson and Holdeman
Verified By Whole-genome Sequencing
Strain Designations VPI 8944 [Lambe 729-74, NCTC 9336]
Vincent's gingivitis, England
Biosafety Level 2

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
Subgroup 8944
Fibrinogen binding
Group B
Name of Depositor LV Holdeman
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- LV Holdeman <-- NCTC 9336 <-- Sharpe <-- L.P. Garrod
Vincent's gingivitis, England

Bergey's Manual Syst. Bacteriol. 1: 622, 1984.

Johnson JL, Holdeman LV. Bacteroides intermedius comb. nov. and descriptions of Bacteroides corporis sp. nov. and Bacteroides levii sp. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 33: 15-25, 1983.

Lantz MS, et al. Bacteroides intermedius binds fibrinogen. J. Bacteriol. 163: 623-628, 1985. PubMed: 2991200

Nakazawa F, et al. Serological studies of oral Bacteroides intermedius. Infect. Immun. 56: 1647-1651, 1988. PubMed: 3131249

Shah HN, Gharbia SE. Biochemical and chemical studies on strains designated Prevotella intermedia and proposal of a new pigmented species, Prevotella nigrescens sp. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 42: 542-546, 1992. PubMed: 1390107

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L16471 Prevotella nigrescens ATCC 33563 16S ribosomal RNA gene, complete sequence.

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    Date Updated: 9/30/2019

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